Editor's Profile

Ronit Wagman

Ronit Wagman

For over a decade Ronit has acquired and edited a broad range of books for the Nan A. Talese imprint of Penguin Random House, which publishes an esteemed list of authors including Margaret Atwood, Ian McEwan, Thomas Cahill, and Pat Conroy.

The books she edited include a New York Times fiction bestseller, and finalists for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the National Jewish Book Award, the NAACP Image Award, the Thurber Prize for American Humor, the PEN Award for Biography, the Minnesota Book Award, and a Barnes & Noble Discover selection.

She provides writers the sharp eye of a seasoned editor, the visceral reactions of an avid reader, and the invested interest of a supportive friend. Drawing from her years working as an acquisitions editor for a large publishing house, she can help you identify your strengths and weaknesses as a writer and take your work to the next level.

Ronit's select booklist can be found below, and you can click here for some of her additional titles.

Fiction
Nonfiction